Agriculture

New study highlights strong anti-cancer properties of soybeans: inhibited cancer cell growth by 73% for colon cancer, 70% for liver cancer and 68% for lung cancer

Contact: Sacha Boucherie S.Boucherie@elsevier.com 31-204-853-564 Elsevier First study to report that proteins found in soybeans, could inhibit growth of colon, liver and lung cancers, published in Food Research International Soybean meal is a bi-product following oil extraction from soybean seeds…. Read More ›

Commercial organic farms have better fruit and soil, lower environmental impact: ozone-depleting methyl bromide, which is slated to be replaced by the highly toxic methyl iodide over the protests of health advocates and more than 50 Nobel laureates and members of the National Academy of Sciences.

2010 report posted for filing Contact: John Reganold reganold@wsu.edu 509-335-8856 Washington State University Study finds commercial organic farms have better fruit and soil, lower environmental impact Research team compared fields and fruits in heart of nation’s strawberry patch             … Read More ›

Commercial organic farms have better fruit and soil, lower environmental impact: ozone-depleting methyl bromide, which is slated to be replaced by the highly toxic methyl iodide over the protests of health advocates and more than 50 Nobel laureates and members of the National Academy of Sciences.

2010 report posted for filing Contact: John Reganold reganold@wsu.edu 509-335-8856 Washington State University Study finds commercial organic farms have better fruit and soil, lower environmental impact Research team compared fields and fruits in heart of nation’s strawberry patch             … Read More ›

Plants uptake antibiotics

Contact: Sara Uttech suttech@soils.org 608-268-4948 Soil Science Society of America Routine feeding of antibiotics to livestock may be contaminating the environment MADISON, WI, JULY 09, 2007- Scientists at the University of Minnesota have been evaluating the impact of antibiotic feeding… Read More ›